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Nautical a seat lying across a boat and occupied by an oarsman
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Such is the logic of the Hegelian dialectic; as the Western "text" is displaced, transplanted into the New World, it is inevitable that its new readings will simply be syntheses of thwarter contradictions and a deeper and fuller realization of the freedom of self-consciousness will result.